|2017 Hyundai Sun Bowl|
|84th Sun Bowl|
|Date||December 29, 2017|
|Stadium||Sun Bowl Stadium|
|Location||El Paso, Texas|
|MVP||Nyheim Hines (RB, NC State)|
|Favorite||NC State by 5.5|
|Referee||Mike Cannon (Big Ten)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson and Allie LaForce (sideline)|
The 2017 Sun Bowl was a postseason college football bowl game played at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas, on December 29, 2017. The game was the 84th Sun Bowl and featured the NC State Wolfpack of the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Arizona State Sun Devils of the Pac-12 Conference. It was one of the 2017–18 bowl games concluding the 2017 FBS football season. Sponsored by Hyundai Motor America, the game was officially known as the Hyundai Sun Bowl.
After taking a 28–10 lead at the half, NC State defeated Arizona State by a 52–31 final score. Nyheim Hines of NC State was selected as the game MVP. His teammates Kentavius Street and Kyle Bambard were named the most valuable lineman and most valuable special teams player, respectively.
The NC State Wolfpack finished the 2017 regular season with an 8–4 record under Coach Dave Dorean; the most wins Dorean has had at his tenure at NC State to date. The game was the team's first appearance in the Sun Bowl, and their second straight bowl win. Shortly after at the NFL draft, the entire NC State defensive line was selected in the first four rounds along with their running back, Nyheim Hines. Coach Dorean was offered a contract extension which locked in his role for another 6 years shortly after the game.
The Arizona State Sun Devils finished the 2017 regular season with a 7–5 record. The game was the team's sixth appearance in the Sun Bowl.
|Time of possession||34:29||25:31|
|NCSU||Passing||Finley||24–29, 318 yds, 1 TD|
|Rushing||Gallaspy II||12 carries, 78 yards, 2 TD|
|Receiving||Louis||3 receptions, 115 yards|
|ASU||Passing||Wilkins||25–40, 352 yards, 3 TD|
|Rushing||Richard||13 carries, 50 yards|
|Receiving||Harry||9 receptions, 142 yards, 1 TD|
- Bowl payout
- "Nationally Ranked NC State to Face Arizona State in 84th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl". Sun Bowl Association. December 3, 2017. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
- Bowl, Hyundai Sun (29 December 2017). "@PackFootball 's Nyheim Hines was named CM Hendricks MVP, Kentavius Street was named Jimmy Rogers Jr. Most Valuable Lineman and Kyle Bambard was named John Folmer Special Teams MVP!".
- "NC State vs. Arizona State - Play-By-Play - December 29, 2017". ESPN.com. ESPN. Retrieved 2 January 2018.